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    Sale 7572

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    10 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    A KIRMAN RUG

    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A KIRMAN RUG
    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
    Localised uneven wear, surface spots, selvage partly rebound, patch reweave at one end
    5ft.4in. x 2ft.11in. (163cm. x 89cm.)


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    The purpose of the present lot was as a colour sampler from which clients chose their preferred colour from 45 varying available shades. Another example commissioned by the same K. Carpet Co. but of smaller proportions, is illustrated in Murray L. Eiland Jr. and Murray Eiland III, Oriental Carpets, A Complete Guide, New York, 1973, p.77, fig. 54. it has been suggested that K. Carpet Co. was the same as Kazan Carpet Co. who had an office in New York.

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